By Laurie Fenton Ambrose, President and CEO of Lung Cancer Alliance “One person can make a difference and everyone should try.” John Matthews is a shining example of these words from President John F. Kennedy. Ride Hard. Breathe Easy., his bike ride across the country to raise awareness for lung cancer, is a testament to… Continue reading Leading By Example
When I started thinking about doing this bike ride to fight lung cancer, I knew I would want, and need, help from my colleagues at SAP. I have worked at SAP for over 23 years, and some of the smartest and kindest people I know work here. When I joined SAP in 1993, I didn’t… Continue reading It helps to work for the best company in the world
Seven Years Ago Today Seven years ago today, Mom and Dad celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They had built a special life together, one that focused on family, faith and friends. And they taught their Six Wonderful Kids to be kind, to give back and to work hard. We didn’t know then that Mom would… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day to The Best Man
By Rev. John W. Swope, SJ, President, St. Joseph’s Prep No Surprise to me When I first heard about John Matthews’ plan to pedal across the US to raise awareness for lung cancer, I was not surprised. Obviously John has devoted a tremendous amount of time and treasure to honor the legacy of his mother and… Continue reading Go John! And Go Prep!
By: Natalie Lotzmann, Chief Medical Officer, SAP Global Health Management June 4th is National Cancer Survivors Day, and thousands across the globe will connect with each other in honor of both those we lost to the disease and those who have survived it. Cancer is a personal battle for many of us – with the… Continue reading SAP’s commitment to fight cancer extends beyond technology
Dear Mom, Another Mother’s Day without you, and the first one for us without Dad. I hope he is treating you to a special Mother’s Day, and maybe even taking you to Kelly’s…hmmmmm hmmmm. Mom, you are missed every day, and I especially missed you and Dad this week. Johnny graduated from Temple, and I… Continue reading Dear Mom,
By: Jenny White, lung cancer survivor and advocate Did they really say that? So, what is the first thing you think you would say after your surgeon tells you, “It was lung cancer?” Well, the first thing I said was, “WTF!?” Or at least that’s what I imagine I said when I saw how many… Continue reading Wuh, what did you say?